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HouseBill Number: 4512Primary Sponsor: WilkinsCommittee Number: 11Type of Legislation: GBSubject: Financial transaction card theftResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: JudiciaryComputer Document Number: DKA/3147AL.94Introduced Date: 19940113Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: 19940303Last History Type: Introduced, read first time, referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: WilkinsType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4512 Senate 19940303 Introduced, read first time, 11 referred to Committee 4512 House 19940302 Read third time, sent to Senate 4512 House 19940301 Read second time 4512 House 19940224 Debate adjourned until Tuesday, March 1, 1994 4512 House 19940209 Committee Report: Favorable 25 4512 House 19940113 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
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To whom was referred a Bill (H. 4512), to amend Section 16-14-20, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to financial transaction card theft, etc., respectfully
That they have duly and carefully considered the same, and recommend that the same do pass:
JAMES H. HODGES, for Committee.
TO AMEND SECTION 16-14-20, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FINANCIAL TRANSACTION CARD THEFT, SO AS TO CONFORM THE PENALTY TO PROVISIONS OF THE CRIME CLASSIFICATION ACT.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 16-14-20 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 16-14-20. (a) A person is guilty of financial transaction card theft when he:
(1) He takes, obtains, or withholds a financial transaction card from the person, possession, custody, or control of another without the cardholder's consent and with the intent to use it; or who, with knowledge that it has been so taken, obtained, or withheld, receives the financial transaction card with intent to use it or to, sell it, or to transfer it to a person other than the issuer or the cardholder;
(2) He receives a financial transaction card that he knows to have been lost, mislaid, or delivered under a mistake as to the identity or address of the cardholder, and who retains possession with intent to use it or to, sell it, or to transfer it to a person other than the issuer or the cardholder;
(3) He, is not being the issuer, sells a financial transaction card or buys a financial transaction card from a person other than the issuer;
(4) He, is not being the issuer, during any twelve-month period, receives financial transaction cards issued in the names of two or more persons which he has reason to know were taken or retained under circumstances which constitute a violation of item (3) of this section and Section 16-14-60(a)(3) and subdivision (3) of subsection (a) of this section.
(b) Taking, obtaining or withholding a financial transaction card without consent is included in conduct defined as grand larceny.
Conviction A person who is convicted of financial transaction card theft is punishable as provided in S 16-14-100(b) guilty of a misdemeanor and must be fined not more than three thousand dollars or imprisoned not more than three years."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.